The term “Digital Dividend” usually refers to the spectrum released by the switchover from analog to digital TV broadcasting.
Digital dividend spectrum is ideally suited to providing cost-effective mobile and broadband wireless services representing a significant and important asset for a country’s economic and social development.
Freeing up globally harmonized spectrum for mobility offers the potential for economies of scale for the production of mobile devices, as well as for easing international roaming.
A review of some of the studies and papers on the subject of harmonizing Digital Dividend spectrum for mobile broadband shows significant impact on regional and national economics.
This white paper originally published on 4G Americas